Seven locals selected for All-Star contests
Seven local basketball players will take the court Saturday at Concordia University in Irvine for the 46th Orange County All-Star Basketball Games. The annual event pits senior players from north and south county schools in three games: boys', girls' and small schools. The small schools game is at noon, the girls' contest is at 5 p.m. and the boys' game follows at 7 p.m.
The seven, all playing for their respective south squads, are: Daniel Healy and Riley Thomas of Brethren Christian, Christina Marquette and Dylan Garrity of Edison, Sasha Mancisidor of Huntington Beach, Alyssa Kinoshita of Marina and Billy Keller of Ocean View.
South girls' roster: Jenna Arnett, Jenny Michelman and Jade Reed, Laguna Hills; Krystal Canning and Jessica Johnson, Capistrano Valley; Samantha Doucette and Nikki Kraus, Woodbridge; Cindy Guerrero, Los Amigos; Alyssa Kinoshita, Marina; Yesenia Maldonado, Estancia; Sasha Mancisidor, Huntington Beach; Christina Marquette, Edison; Lauren Pluimer, San Clemente; Lauren Ram, Tesoro; Paulina Solis, Foothill; Mary Mulligan-Crapo, San Clemente (head coach); Tayrn Commins, Dana Hills (assistant coach); Jim Martin, Laguna Hills (assistant coach).
South boys' roster: Taylor Hamasaki, Capistrano Valley; Marcus Bradley, Corona del Mar; Dylan Garrity, Edison; Ryan Hardy, El Toro; Davon Joyner, Estancia; Edgar Rios, Godinez; David Brown, Mater Dei; James Cramer and Isaac Neilson, Mission Viejo; Billy Keller, Ocean View; Will Acromite, San Juan Hills; Dathon Spencer, Segerstrom; Dusty Baker, Tesoro; Kyle Wilson, Trabuco Hills; Keith Barnett, Aliso Niguel (head coach); Tom Raich, Aliso Niguel (assistant coach); Steve Garrett, Trabuco Hills (assistant coach).
Small Schools South boys' roster: Riley Thomas and Daniel Healy, Brethren Christian; Andrew Shirali, Fairmont Prep; Mitch Marmelstein and Mike Jones, St. Margaret's; Josh Markum and Michael Hamada, Saddleback Valley Christian; Mark Loper, Sage Hill; Austin Koustik, Calvary Chapel/Santa Ana; David Orgill, Capistrano Valley Christian; Billy Assaf, St. Margaret's (head coach).
Jr. All-American signups are Sunday
Huntington Beach Jr. All American Football and Cheer will hold in-person registration from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Sports Chalet (16242 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach). Registration is open to youth ages 5 and 6 for the flag football division, 7 to 14 for all tackle football divisions and 4 to 14 for the cheer program. For more information, visit http://www.hbjaaf.com or email email@example.com.
Wolfpack Soccer signups start Sunday
Wolfpack Soccer Club will hold tryouts for its boys' Under-13 team (fall 2011) at 3 p.m.Sunday at Fountain Valley High (back field located in rear of school) and again at 6 p.m. April 21 at Edison High.
The boys' U13 teams are Silver (possibly Silver Elite in the fall) and Bronze. For more information, call Glenn Strachan at (714) 317-5872, Ray Smyth at (949) 573-1036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Swim program starts Tuesday at Edison
Edison co-head swim coach Diggy Riley will head a swim program for middle school-age youth starting Tuesday at the Edison High pool. The program, in its second year, emphasizes stroke work and endurance in workouts that mirror those of the Edison swim program and present local youth the opportunity to train with one of the top swim and water polo coaches in Orange County. Workouts run 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. each weekday morning through June 9. The cost per person is $130. For more information, visit http://www.hbwaterpolo.com.
Baseball clinic debuts Tuesday
The Lifeletics Spring Break Clinic, a three-day instructional baseball clinic that combines defensive, offensive and speed/strength/agility training, runs Tuesday through April 21 at Wardlow Park (home of Huntington Valley Little League) in Huntington Beach. The clinic is 9 a.m. to noon all three days. The cost is $149 per person. To register, visit http://www.lifeletics.com. For more information, call (714) 843-1989.